Alexandra Warwick

Alexandra Warwick is Professor of English Studies and Head of the Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies at the University of Westminster. Her research interests are in the field of 19th century studies, particularly the fin de siècle.
She has published various essays and articles on Gothic – most recently 'Ghosts, Monsters and Spirits', in Glennis Byron and Dale Townsend (eds), The Gothic World (Routledge, 2013) – and on representations of the Whitechapel Murders in London, for example in Jack the Ripper: Media, Culture, History (MUP, 2007), as well as on Oscar Wilde and on the Victorian critic and journalist Andrew Lang (EUP 2015).
Her current research and writing concerns the way in which the development of archaeology in the nineteenth century impacted upon the Victorian imagination. Two recent article are  'Dreams of Archaeology',  Journal of Literature and Science, (2012) and 'Ruined Paradise', Nineteenth Century Contexts (2017).